LSCM is truly a multidisciplinary research area, and this multidisciplinarity begins with the five most prominent theories playing a role in LSCM theoretical development since 1991: the resource-based view, transaction cost economics
, game theojy, contingency theory, and institutional theory.
The most notable approach is Oliver Williamson's Transaction Cost Economics
Amongst the prominent theories are transaction cost economics
theory, theory of core competencies, knowledge based-view theory, resource based-view theory and etc.
Applying Transaction Cost Economics
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In this paper, we answer these questions by applying the conceptual lens of transaction cost economics
(TCE) theory to the domain of family business.
Transaction cost economics
: how it works; where it is headed, De Economist 146: 23-58.
Later analyses of the firm, such as in Transaction Cost Economics
(Williamson, 1967; 1973; 1979), build on Coase's insight but do not generally question his fundamental (but problematic) conjecture of the firm as a hierarchical and authority-based substitute to the market.